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Hypertension

Scholarly Publications

The practitioner's dilemma: can we use a patient's race to predict genetics, ancestry, and the expected outcomes of treatment?

December 2005

Recent research has identified genetic traits that can be used in a laboratory setting to distinguish among global population groups.

Screening for Hypertension

December 1990

Integrating a Modern Knowledge-Based System Architecture with a Legacy VA Database: The ATHENA and EON Projects at Stanford

December 1999

We present a methodology and database mediator tool for integrating modern knowledge-based systems, such as the Stanford EON architecture for automated guideline-based decision-support, with legacy...

Other Publications

CHP/PCOR Quarterly Update, fall 2004 issue

October 2004

This issue of CHP/PCOR's quarterly newsletter covers news and developments from the summer 2004 quarter.

When Tight Blood Pressure Control is not for Everyone: A New Model for Performance Measurement in Hypertension

April 2010

Background: Many patients with hypertension have legitimate reasons to forego standard blood pressure targets yet are nonetheless included in performance measurement systems.

News

Cambodia's successful battle against HIV/AIDS

November 2011

When Siyan Yi was a medical student in Cambodia 12 years ago, he volunteered with a collaborative government-NGO project to provide young women at high risk for HIV/AIDS -- the victims of sexual...

Projects

Group Visits to Improve Hypertension Management

Research objectives:The primary goal of this project is to improve blood pressure control in patients with hypertension through a new model of care delivery, Group Medical Visits.
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Intelligent Critiquing of Clinical-Guideline Application

This project aims to develop a standardized computational framework for clinical practice guideline specification that will allow text guidelines to be easily translated into computable formats by...
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Assessment and Treatment of Hypertension: Evidence-Based Automation (ATHENA)

Hypertension is common, harmful and undertreated.
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People

Karen Eggleston Senior Fellow